Can a pothos recover from sun damage?
Increase Shade With Severely Sunburned Pothos Leaves. If your pothos has been severely sunburned, moving it to a shady spot that receives no direct light is best. Making it easier for the plant to recover. Once you see some healthy new growth, you can move it back to a brighter location with a bit of direct sun.
Can pothos grow in bright light?
Pothos plants thrive in bright, indirect light, between 10,000 and 20,000 lux. They can survive with less but may grow slowly, turn leggy, or lose their variegation. The best light for your Pothos will usually be next to an east-facing window, or a few feet back from a window looking south or west.
What does a sunburnt pothos look like?
If you see brown patches, yellowing, wilting, and curling of leaves, there’s a good chance that your Pothos is feeling the sun scorch. As you would at the beach, the plant needs to be moved into a shaded area immediately.